Brilliant ground agama

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Brilliant ground agama
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Trapelus agilis pakistanensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Agamidae
Genus: Trapelus
Species: T. agilis
Binomial name
Trapelus agilis
(Olivier, 1807)

Agama agilis

The brilliant ground agama (Trapelus agilis) is a species of agama found in Central, West and South Asia, in Iran, Pakistan, India, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, China, possibly Iraq, and Afghanistan (T. a. isolepis).

  • Race khuzistanensis: Type locality: Iran, Khuzistan Province, 5 km northwest of Haft-Gel on the road to Shushtar
  • Race pakistanensis - southeastern Pakistan and adjacent northwestern India: Type locality: Gaj-River, Kirthar Range, southeastern Pakistan


  • Anderson S. C. 1966 The lectotype of Agama isolepis Boulenger. Herpetologica 22: 230-231.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885 Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1887 A list of the reptiles and batrachians obtained near Muscat, Arabia, and presented to the British Museum by Surgeon-Major A.S.G. Jayakar. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 20: 407-408
  • Olivier 1807 Voy. Emp. Otho. 4: 394

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